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HLN
Nov 18, 2009 8:00pm EST
're unique here in the united states of america. madam speaker, we're a unique people and, yes, we are the progeny of western europe and we're the progeny that came from primarily western european stock and at the time that we received the best that western europe had to offer, we also received a fundamental christian faith as the core of our moral values. and this is a judeo-christian nation, madam speaker. the core of our moral values is embodied within the culture. whether people of whatever church people go to or whether they go to church, wherever they worship or whether they worship, we still have the american people as a culture who understand christian values and christian principles, the judeo-christian values that are timeless. and so i would illustrate that, madam speaker, in this way. that when -- an example would be this, let's just say if an honorable man from texas were to pull into his driveway and his neighbor's dog had gotten loose and ran underneath the tire of his car and if he killed -- if you're in texas or iowa or most of the places in the country, if you run
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 12:35pm EST
it from europe, you see it from the united states and you see it from asia. tell me what you see. >> well, i see a very different situation. in europe there is no recovery and i think 2010's going to be a mediocre year in europe. same thing in japan. we don't see any recovery. we see resistance to the decline but no recovery. in the united states, things look more promising for the short term. you know, after a very large chop in the economy and particularly in the automobile industry. >> rose: but generally those impressions you just said are about the economy overall. >> yeah, but the economy overall we see slight growth in 2010. but a situation very different from one country to the other. >> rose: at what point in an economic recovery do consumers think about automobiles? >> well, you know, it depends where the consumer is. if he's in china or in brazil or india, he's thinking all the time about automobiles. what's the best opportunity? what's the best deal? and we're seeing these sales booming all the time. you know, no matter what. now, in that time, you have an increase of 5% or 10
HLN
Nov 18, 2009 10:00pm EST
the cases should be brought. >> that assumes that the person is in the united states for one thing and he is not. let me close with this point. you said, and this really bothers me, mr. attorney general, with all due respect. for eight years justice has been delayed for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. i want to put in the record, mr. chairman, ask unanimous consent to enter justice delayed by andrew mckarthy and i'll quote two paragraphs from this. this is chutzpah at large, he writes. the reason there were so few military trials is the tireless campaign conducted by leftist lawyers to derail military tribunals by challenging them in the courts. many of those lawyers are now working for the obama justice deputy and that includes holder who volunteered his services to at least 18 of america's enemies and lawsuits they brought to the american people and it concludes within two years ksm and four fellow war criminals stood ready to plead guilty and proceed to execution and then the obama administration blew into washington. want to talk delay? obama shut down the commission by pleading guil
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 8:00pm EST
. >> do you believe you are capable and can do the job of the president of the united states? >> we will preview my interview with governor palin in the body language segment. don't miss this one. bill: hi, i am bill o'reilly. rough month for president obama. while he had difficulty trying to convince the chinese government to act civilized, nothing he faces when he returns home tomorrow. ft. hood and afghanistan and health care all put the president on the defensive. his approval rating has dropped below 50% for the first time. but he is a shrewd guy. he made himself available while in asia. >> will you sign legislation on health care that includes the stew pact language? >> i thank you is a balance to be achieved that is consistent with the amendment, what existed before we reformed health care. i believe in the basic idea that federal dollars should not pay for abortions. but i also think we should not restrict women's choices. >> does the language strike that balance? >> not yet. bill: the president wants it both ways. he knows forcing pro-life taxpayers to fund abortion is wron
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
to fulfil its obligations and eliminate its nuclear weapons program, the united states will support economic assistance and help promote its full integration in the community of nations. that opportunity and respect will not come with threats. north korea must live up to its obligations. >> reporter: that statement echoed president lee's offer of a "grand bargain"-- aid for the communist north in return for giving up nuclear weapons. >> the north koreans haven't yet conveyed what they thought of the grand bargain, but in order for the north koreans to ensure their stability, to improve the lives of the north korean population, to have economic prosperity, in short: for a better future for the north koreans, it is my wish that the north koreans adopt the grand bargain proposal. >> reporter: the offer came just a week after north and south korean ships exchanged fire near a disputed border in the yellow sea. neither president mentioned the sea clash today. instead, mr. obama announced he'll send an envoy to north korea next month-- the first direct talks between washington and pyongyang since
PBS
Nov 19, 2009 12:00pm EST
in the united states, and i am the only comedian ever to have attacked the apollo audience. tavis: i want to hear this story. >> there was a young white wrapper on -- white rapper on, and the audience was heating up. i said you guys are so easy. you are impressed by it. i am offended by it. i said, what you do when you go to the zoo and you go to the monkey cage? he did not go to the monkey cage and say hello, my monkey, my name is paul. you got to the cage and make noises. you go to the monkey's level. that is how i look at that. if it offends me. tavis: and the apollo did what? >> they got quiet. it was the truth. i do not have to defend the truth. the truth defends itself. tavis: if you in your own mind are being truthful and you are killing it in your own mind and the audience is a quiet, is that success? the point is to make us laugh. >> the point is to make us laugh, but audiences like a monster. i remember when i used to try to please the audience and kiss their but, do any thing to make them happy, anything to get a laugh, i learned in beverly hills. i just said, you know what, i
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 4:00am EST
-paying jobs in the united states. export promotion would be something we could do without spending money. there may be tax provisions that may encouraging highering sooner are remember than than later, so we're looking at those. it is important to wreck r. recognize that if we keep on adding to the debt, even in the midst of this recovery, that a at some point people could lose confidence in the u.s. economy in a way that could lead to a double-dip recession, so one of the trickiest things that we're doing right now is to, on the one hand, make sure that the recovery is supported, and not withdraw a lot of money either with tax increases or big spending cuts and states, for example, need a lot of support to keep hiring teachers and so forth, and at the same time making sure we're setting up a pathway long term for the reduction. it is about as hard of a play as there is, but it's what we have to do, and whatever jobs, additional jobs legislation comes out with has to fit into that broader framework. >> does it raise the deficit or not? >> we haven't seen that and that's part of the reaso
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
WHUT
Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
, organization for economic cooperation and development. the main headline -- united states, china, and asia pulling the world out from the economic war tax. it comprises 30 cents of the rich countries. it doubled its growth forecast for the group to.9%. in for diggs unemployment in the united states will start to fall as soon as the ecomy picks up. countries in asia, particularly china, underpinning the growth. in europe not so good. job losses expected to continue. oecd warns developed countries it will not be an easy ride. many factors can blow recovery of course, not the least bringing down budget deficit. for emerging nations -- 10% for china, 7% for india, and brazil and ruia are expected to do well, too. >> thank you. see you soon. please stay with us. oming up -- with the future uncertain, guantanamo bay. see how the camp is changing. it is make your mind up time. europe's leaders gathered to find out who will be the union's first-ever president. >> the diaries of mussolini's lover has been published in italy. she wrote about her relationship with the italian dictator. it is called s
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 5:00am EST
to the extent that the large accounts have been able to. still comes back to united states economy it comes back to 96 market shows really right now the state is overseas relative to the united states. are you of the opinion that the russell 2010 get above the 620 marks and make a new high along with the rest of the market in the kind of be depressing for the overall stock market perhaps bring major averages down? i would like to see if the russell could come from this most recent run-up that we saw in the dow and s&p 500 index where they're going to new highs but rose to just hasn't been able to get. a little bit nearer so we see a little bit of divergence here i like to see confirmation from the broad market that would confirm that this market may be continue to push higher but with russell trading sidewise is gonna be difficult for as people pushed much higher. how long are you giving the rest of 2000 to catch up? it is going to happen probably not putting on either side because i think was what happened is that the s&p 501 to run into a major resistance at either the 21 which is a the all th
WETA
Nov 19, 2009 5:30pm EST
is going toe different this time? how des the united states and its allies kno that they won't remake eveif they felthat we have reneged in the past? >> neith side can trust one another. that's why both sides have to live up to agreents. are we sure that they wll live up to angreement? no. but the way you make re is you don't try to the first to rege. you play thugh and see if they live up to t agreements. and that'something we haven't done >> okay. leon seagul,hank you very much for joining us. thank you for having me. >>> the presiden also talked about iran's nuclear program toy saying that rld lders willikely adopt new measures over the nxt several weeks to push iran for refusing to stop its uranium enrichment pgram. officials from the unite states, itain, hina, france, russia and germany will meet in brussels tomorrow discuss the meases. the president sa that now is e time for iran to show it wants to be responsible. >> we have begun discussions with o international partners about the importae of havin consequences, th the dual-track approach requir ir to get a clea message, that when
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 5:00am EST
weapons program. the united states will support economic assistance and help promote its full integration into the community of nations. >> earlier today, president barack obama talked with allies about fresh punishment against iran for efforts to hold its nuclear weapons pursuits. also at today's meeting, the president addressed his commitment to resolving the free trade agreement between the united states and south korea. president obama is now back on his way to washington. >>> dl lawyers poured over dozens of motions yesterday as the defense and prosecution get ready to make closing arguments today. >> reporter: good morning, megan, closing arguments are set to begin at 9:00 this morning. the jury could start deliberating just before lunch. it was a short day in court yesterday. the defense rested its case an hour after court began. the last to testify was dixon's pastor, reverend frank reid. he characterized her as trustworthy and forthright. as you may recall on tuesday, the judge threw out two of the seven counts against the mayor. the judge must explain to the jury today what they
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
across the united states will see their benefits expire in january unless congress moves quickly. money expert jennifer westhoven is here. that's a staggering number. >>> this may be taking a lot of lawmakers by surprise a. new report says -- you remember just two weeks ago, we've been talking about this, the new law passed giving 14 to 20 weeks more. very helpful for a lot of families to get through the holidays. but according to this report, maybe some lawmakers didn't read the fine print. they were doing all these extensions, drafting them on to a bill that expires december 31st. and the new report says that expiration date still holds true so unless congress does something fast all the benefits would run out on january 1st. the timing pretty awful for every job, richard, there are six people out there job hunting. back to you. >> at least. and so i guess is it hopeful they will probably pass that extension we hope, i guess. >> this is a group so we have to see what congress makes of this as well. >> right. it will be quite a debate. no doubt. jennifer westhoven, thank you very much.
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
, there is an iident there. >>> new this morning, a stern warning from the united states as afghan president hamid karzai was sworn in for a second term. he will spend five more years in control of the war-torn country. he pledged afghan forces would take over security within that time. secretary of state hillary clinton attended the ceremony and offered support but says the united states expects karzai to crack down on corruption in his couny. >>> president obama is on his way back to the united states after wrapping up his tour of asia. we will stop in alaska to refuel before continuing on to the district. mr.obama met with the south korean president and they discussed punishment against iran for continuing the nuclear weapons projects. president obama says the latest measures will be developed over the next several week but is not giving specifics so far. >>> another big story we are following, the democrats' health care bill will likely face an early showdown on the senate floor. the latest bill would cover # 1 million uninsured americans an set up he can changes that would help people get an
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 5:00pm EST
adding to this debt, at some point people could lose confidence in the united states economy in a way which could lead to a double-dip recession. the president of the united states is admitting all of this deficit spending that they are continuing down this road, is a bad thing and could lead to a double-dip recession and their answer from day one, a stimulus bill that adds $787 billion. and then another bill, his budget, which doubles the national debt. and then cap and trade, a national energy tax, a bill that adds hundreds of billions of dollars. and you wonder why people are asking where are the jobs. we need to get back to fiscal sanity and we need to have real transparency. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. the gentleman from massachusetts, for what purpose does do you rise? mr. mcgovern: permission to address the house for five minutes. karzai was inaugurated to serve another five-year term as president of afghanistan. international leaders, including president obama and secretary of state clinton are calling upon karzai to reform his government, clean up co
WETA
Nov 19, 2009 12:00pm EST
't know w to do hit in the unit states. they knohow to do it. that'shy we partnered with e indian three wheeled a two wheelemaker. we partneredith this comny and tother we're coming with a ,500 to $300 car. >> rose: are you surprised ford did well enough and had set up its capital structure suffiently so that it would nobe in dangered like genal moto and chrysler were? >> n i'm not surprised. >> rose: but that's managemt leadership? is that what itis in and smart people who made a decision that we bter get our capital? a lot of things ntributed to it. some of it is what you mentioned. but, you know it's always been a very focused and disciplined company. >> ros in your opinion a meeting this wk, was it? this week about tryin toet gornment support for the ectrification of cars. why do you need govnment suppt? >> you know, when infrastructure is involve you need government support. because in a certain y, governnt always somow responsible of buildg the infrastructurer putting an incentive for infrastructure. and in the case of the development oflerical infrastructure, you need support fro
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 5:00am EST
into the united states. >>> maryland will undergo a third round of big budget cuts. there approved $361 million in spending reductions. governor o'malley has cut $1.1 billion from the state's budget in response to declining revenue. they face a budget deficit during the next fiscal year. >>> classrooms in alexandria are about to get more crowded. the number of students is expected to grow by more than 3% next year. they're considering converting computer labs into full-time classrooms. >>> the number of flu cases are going down, at least in maryland. hospitalizations fell to about 80 cases last week compared to 260 cases in mid october. the warmer weather may have helped to reduce the spread of the virus. there are more vaccine clinics in our area today. there's one in landover from 9:00 a.m. until noon and at the district at the kennedy recreation center from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. tonight. >>> some virginia elementary students got to share some gardening tips with michelle obama. mrs. obama and tom vilsack visited holland meadows elementary on wednesday. they toured the garden spot promoting th
CBS
Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
for an investigation on the battlefield because now we're saying he is subject to criminal court in the united states. >> reporter: but the most emotional moment for holder came as he was leaving the hearing. 9/11 family members like alice hoagland who lost a son on united flight 93 pleaded with him not to bring the accused terrorist to the u.s. >> we are heartsick and weary of the delays and the machinations and i am afraid that the theatrics are going to take over at this point and i very much regret that. >> reporter: holder says if the government somehow loses the case, khalid sheikh mohammed and the others would not be free, they'd be held in military custody as enemy combatants, virtually the same sat us the they now have. katie? >> couric: bob orr, bob, thanks very much. now turning to the president's trip to asia. he played tourist bundling up for a visit to the great wall of china. he called it magical. from there it was on to the final stop, south korea. before they left beijing, chief white house correspondent chip reid talked one on one with the president about a number of issues, includi
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
for the nation. a lot of clouds in the eastern united states. we have a storm system in the pacific northwest and the mid section of the nation is fairly clear. here is a at the -- a look at the radar -- or whatever it is. 35 in wichita, cold conditions across the western states. here is your five-day forecast. high today 59 degrees. periods of rain and maybe a thunderstorm late today and tomorrow. omorrow we'll see gradual clearing, 62. saturday looks to be a decent day, 61 degrees. friday more clouds move in. precipitation late sunday into monday. that is a look at the weather. here is a look at traffic with julie wright. >> we're looking through the fog right now. outer loop from college park into silver spring through the thick fog, accident on eastbound 32, traffic remains heavy and slow across the potomac to the southeast- southwest freeway. crash for the entrance at the third street tunnel is now cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> it is 7:22 right now on this thursday morning. coming up next, could you go a whole day without complaining? -- is it even possible?
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2009 5:00pm EST
came out about the president of the united states. i find this confounding. it's a public policy poll. it's done by a democratic pollster. here's the number, 52% of republicans nationwide think a.c.o.r.n., the welfare group, stole the election for president obama, versus 27% who think he won it legitimately. your party is so tough on obama that a majority of them told a pollster that a.c.o.r.n. is confident enough as an organization to steal a presidential election and give it to the democrat. what do you view -- is this about a psyche at there that people are mad at the guy and willing to say, yeah, they stole it? even a.c.o.r.n. did it? what's going out there in the minds of people? >> i wouldn't invest a lot of money based on what that poll says. i did see a poll today or had one discussed with me that said the president that 73% of people of the united states find the president likable or think he's a nice person. >> 74%, yeah. >> but 40% agree with him. and i find both of those numbers very realistic. people want our president to succeed and this is the first african-american pre
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 6:00am EST
accused terrorists in the united states of america. but did eric holder make his case? you be the judge. brian? brian: how dumb can some criminals be? >> christmas came early for us today. yeah. back to the show. brian: they won't be opening up any presents this year. you won't believe how they got busted. our slogan from george in pueblo, colorado. when i get up to face the day, it's "fox & friends" that lights my way. steve: nice. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- gretchen: good morning, everyone. we start with a fox news alert. afghanistan's president hamid hars i didn't -- karzai has been sworn in. in his inaugural address he said his security forces should take the lead in the fight against insurgents. secretary of state hillary clinton attended the inauguration. before the ceremony she called on karzai to take accountability for his government. president obama headed back to washington. his last stop this morning, south korea, where he met with the country's president. among the issue, no
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2009 1:00pm EST
flying back to the united states after attending hamid karzai's inauguration in afghanistan. clinton says that she is encouraged by karzai's pledge to crack down on corruption in his government. there has been a lot of pressure on him to do that. karzai also said his security forces will be prepared to take over full control from coalition forces within five years. clinton told american troops in kabul that washington has no illusions about the difficulty of the afghan mission. she cited the importance of the u.s. civilian effort, as well in what is going on in afghanistanment coming up, palin answers questions about john mccain, and his former aide. politico's jim vanderhide joining us next. from ft. wayne, indiana. >> i think she is definitely a pioneer. >> she has already changed the face of america. and she is just an incredible, inspirational person to many us. some pharmacists only dispense prescriptions. your walgreens pharmacist also dispenses wisdom... to help you make the right health care decisions. like understanding medicare part d. we'll walk you through a free plan comparis
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2009 3:00pm EST
a scene here around the capitol, weekend session for the united states senate. >> thanks, mike. >>> the mixed messages surrounding new controversial mammogram guidelines. the federal government is now backing away from recommendations by an independent task force that women in their 40s bypass mammograms, the more relaxed approach prompted a flurry of outrage by experts and politicians alike. critics argue the new recommendations might be picked up by insurance companies and could lead to rationing. another critics says it would have the affect of death panels n a statement, health and human service s secretary kathleen sebelius distanced herself saying the task force presented new evidence for consideration, the policies remain unchanged, keep doing what you are doing for years. ann curry asked secretary sebelius to advise women to ignore the recommendations or no. >> ignore the recommendations of the flannel, looking globally at tens of thousands of cases but then take that information and have a conversation with your doctor. >> are you saying that women should still conside
MSNBC
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
back to "the ed show." on saturday, more than half of the united states senate will be trying to get health care reform done for the american people. the republicans will be trying to block debate on the bill. people are being denied coverage or dropped from coverage, families are going bankrupt. you know the numbers, and the republicans don't even want to talk about it. but they can't do it alone. you see, they need joe lieberman or ben nelson to break with the democrats to come on over to their camp. ben nelson is bragging about being the lone democrat to kill health care. he says today -- >> well, actually it's not. any way, let's bring in senator john barrasso of wyoming. we've gone back and back for six or seven months. you're kind of heading up the republican rapid response team. every time some news comes out, you're out there getting after it. so i give you credit for being in the debate on all of this. so i have to ask you, senator, is there anything that you can embrace in this senate bill as we move forward? >> well, not the overall bill. it doesn't deal with junk lawsuits
WETA
Nov 19, 2009 6:30pm EST
't object to that. >> wt is your sense about whether we'll see the united states se sortf nding carbon emissionslaw that carbon output will be regulated to some dree within the unid states? >> i very much hope that amera participates in the copenhagen talks and that an outcome comes from the copenhagen tks in december. i mean you know it' beginng to look a t worrying. but hopefully at least the copenhagen talks can get us a stage where very soon theafter aonclusive agreemt can be reached. >> se people say that if weee carbon emissions regulated in thicountry, it will cost jobs, perhaps cost certain industries. what do you say to those people? >> look, the enorms amounts of jobs are going to be created from the green revolution are yo sending all this ney abroad to the middle east and other countes. you keep all tha money within america a you create, you know, hundreds of thousands of jobs. and that's --that is what you should b doing. and you know, yes, you know, i mean theairline industry may, y know, have a little bit an extrtax on it but we will take it on the chin. fuel pris go up
NBC
Nov 18, 2009 11:00pm EST
in the united states. he wants to bring five of them to new york for trial. he believes they should be held responsible for their actions. republicans are questioning his decision. >> it will provide khalid sheikh mohammed the opportunity to be a hero among al qaeda sympathizers. >> i am not scared of what khalid sheikh mohammed has to say at trial, and no one else needs to be afraid either. >> president obama is predicted that he will be convicted and executed. >> in tonight's medical alert, senate majority leader harry reid has taken the wraps off health care legislation. the cost, $849 billion over the next decade. he said the legislation will save lives, money, and help medicare. centers are expected to debate that bill later this week. also, a new debate is brewing about mammograms and when women should start getting them. on monday, a government panel recommended that women not at risk for breast cancer need not scheduled a first mammogram until they turn 50, and then only needed to be checked every two years. that recommendation is a complete break from the american cancer society's
NBC
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
, i do believe that. >> i would rather her have a talk show rather than vice president of the united states. but i still like her. >> reporter: she was always a draw in the michigan heartland but the mccain/palin ticket fell behind. in going rogue she says, they should make a quick run over the state line to hold a grassroots rally. she said it would be fast, it would be free, it would be maverick-y. the campaign said no, so she promised to return. leaving the door open to politics. >> what do you think of the news week cover? >> i think this is quite cheesy and i never would have posed for news week in shorts. >> john mccain came out swinging said he agrees with steve schmidt. >> i have great respect for john mccain. >> reporter: tonight palin made it clear that if she decides on a political future, she'll be going rogue, taking on the republican establishment. andrea mitchell, nbc news, grand rapids, michigan. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> a heated police shoot-out in cincinnati was captured on camera. an armed suspect fled hi
CBS
Nov 18, 2009 11:00pm EST
, it will not mean that they will be released in the united states. >>> shopping for a new-- insurance interstudent for safety insurance has tougher standard. a new test for tougher roofs now added to the standard. supervise subaru, ford, volvo placed ultimate cars on the list toilet yarks the world's largest maker failed to have any of their models make the year's cut. >>> illegal trash dumping is not only an eyesore but a breeding ground for rats and it is becoming a great problem for baltimore. tonight, we have a look at the lengths the city is going to to catch those responsible. >> a is they code enforcement convoy rolls up on fayette street and finds a big problem. >> it says no dumping. $250 fine. but what you see in this corn ser nothing but dumping. >> piles of trash not scored in trash cans as required but in bag and where there's trash, there's rats. illegal dumping is so common in this one spot, there a rat's nest just three feet away. >> that's the way they live. they live here and feed here. >> this is a lot of trash here. >> neighborhood leaders say for years, they tried to clean up
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 4:30am EST
and irreversible steps and eliminate its nuclear weapons program the united states will support the economic assistance. >> reporter: he also revealed allies have begun drafting a program. >> i continue to hold out to prospect. they may decide to walk through this door. i hope they do. >> reporter: his last stop, the base where 20,000 u.s. troops have been on combat duty since the end of the korean war, more than 50 years ago. this has been a long week, halfway around the world from the immediate decisions pressing on president obama. including troop increases for afghanistan. now, there were some setbacks. there may be a missed deadline on a climate trade treaty but president obama doesn't feel that this week was a waste of time or jet fuel. >>> a developing story now from pakistan. a suicide bomber blew himself out of a courthouse in peshawar. bombings have killed more than 200 people there since the army launched an offensive against the taliban last month. >>> hamid karzai has inaugurated for his second term as president. but the afghan leader got a stern warning from secretary of state
WHUT
Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
you see it." our question tonight, should the united states continue to give aid to afghanistan if it doesn't clean up corruption? you can tell us what you think by going to the "how you see it" section of our website and that's at worldfocus.org. > earlier this year in a hijacking of the american ship "the maek alabama" off the coast of somalia captivated the nation. that high seas drama came to an end when navy s.e.a.l.s rescued the ship's crew and captain. today pirates tried once again to hijack the ship. early this morning again while traveling near the coast of somalia, the vessel was attacked by pirates, but this time things came out differently. the ship, now manned by armed guards, repelled the raid by gunfire and by what the associated press described as a high decibel noise device. according to the ship's sonar, everyone aboard is doing fine. >>> also from malia, it is being reported that a 20-year-old woman was stoned to death yesterday for having an affair with an unmarried man. the stoning took place near the town of wazeed, 250 miles northwest of the capital mogad
FOX
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
sells almost all the canned pumpkin in the united states, the bad weather hurt this year's crop. he company is warning of a potential shortage of the capped pumpkin through the holiday season.  cell phone users, beware. someone could be listening in on your calls. to track your every move and it could be completely legal. fox 5s melanie alnwick is here with more. >> reporter: what is frightening is how easy it is to do. all a spy needs is access to your phone, a computer and 30 minutes to monitor everything you do and everywhere you go. private eyes could be watching you through your cell phone and you will never know. the spyware takes the big brother concept to an unprecedented level. >> overall, i think this is a dangerous software capability. i think this is invacation of privacy. >> we downloaded the spy ware from the website and put it on a target phone. his fiance jennifer has the monitor phone. this text message ans he's made a call. >> every time nol's phone sends or receives a call, text or e- mail, jennifer's phone is alerted. now, we're going to redial. >
HLN
Nov 19, 2009 12:00pm EST
of the bill. the clerk: senate 1599, an act to amend title 36 united states code to include in the federal charter of the reserve officers association leadership positions newly added in the constitution and bylaws. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass the bill. members will record their votes by electronic device. this is a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.] the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the yeas are 423, the nays vote the yeas are 423, the nays are -- the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the yeas are 425, the nays are zero. 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the house will be in order. members, please take their conversati
CNBC
Nov 19, 2009 4:00pm EST
the president of the united states took office. we would have had a stronger fiscal position if we didn't have eight years for paying for our commitments. >> the congressman's time has expired. >> i take responsibility for anything -- i'd be happy to -- i cannot take responsibility for the legacy of crises you've -- >> this is your budget. this is your bailout. this is your stimulus. >> i take full responsibility for those with great honor and pleasure. >> the gentleman's time has expired. >>> it was live on cnbc. the labor department reports the initial jobless claims were unchanged last week at a seasonally adjusted 505,000. for the four-week average, it fell to 514,000. that is the lowest level in almost a year. and the number of americans continuing to collect unemployment benefits fell to 5.6 million. that's the lowest level since march. >>> economic indicators rose to a two-year high. that number was less than expected, indicating a sluggish economic recovery. >>> federal aviation administration says it has fixed a computer glitch that caused wide ved flight cancellations and delays for
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 2:00am EST
. as long as it looks cool. maybe the president of the united states will know, because he told us back in january that things are so, so bad that we have to act right now ontsd stimulus or -- >> our nation will sink deeper into a crisis that at some point we may not be able to reverse. glenn: oh, that sounds bad! they assured us, because we're not going to be able to reverse it if we don't act now, but if we act now -- it sounds like the sham wow guy -- if you act now and pass the stimulus package, unemployment will never go below 8%. act now! call! we bought into that when we got the package. all right. this is made out of cartd board. we bought into it for $787 billion that stimulus idea, and woo, it is slightly -- i think 10 is a bigger number than 8. here we are 10.2% unemployment. they warned us of bad times. they promised they could make our boo-boo all better and we listened and it didn't get any better. instead of the truth, we get this. >> nobody understood what the depths of this recession were going to look like. >> i know i keep coming back to this, but didn't he say we wou
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 6:00pm EST
of this magnitude in the united states? >> not on a national scale like this. it was in a relatively limited time frame, given the size of its charge. >> wow agree that there is also an indirect mum ti plier, isn't that correct? as we say in the report, indirect and indiewtioned, of course. and that would add to indirect jobs which is on top of direct, isn't that the case? >> correct. >> the witnesses did not contest an estimate by the office of management and budget that 10 percent of recipients failed to or the at all on what they did with their stimulus money and acknowledge that recipients in that category are subject to no penalties of any kind. >> i would be interested in penalties of people who didn't report, and i would be equally interested in looking at these issues when people knowingly false report. i think that could be a criminal penalty. and devainy says he thinks he can redesign the reporting system so when recipients of stimulus money enter a fik ticksallal district they will get an instant message blocking them from proceeding further until they correct the error, just like when
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 7:00am EST
people across the united states will see their benefits expire in january. unless congress moves quickly on this. jennifer westhoven is here to talk about it. >> it was supposed to mean 20 more weeks of benefits, but it's all part of a bigger law that expires on december 31st. it looks like lawmakers missed that, so unless congress moves fast, technically everything runs out on january 1st, and of course, we know the timing would be awful. a non-profit group says that is about a million people who would be without a job, without any assistance, basically left in the worst job market in about 25 years. 10% unemployment. one expert told cnn recently, you've got about as much chance of landing a job right now as a kid does getting into harvard. that's depressing. lawmakers are working on it. >> thanks a lot. >>> stay with us this morning. we'll bring you live coverage of a space walk at the international space station. nasa says astronauts are going to install a spare antenna and new cables. it would be the first of three space walks we'll be watching for you, and the first one for dr. nass
WETA
Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
the war on terr. the united states and itsllies came to ahanistan after seember 11. afghanistan was troubled le hel before that, too. nobody bothed about us. >> ifill: afterward, ublished reportsaid those remarks rankled amican officials as they wrestle with sending me troops to afghastan. presidentbama has been wghing options for months, an today, in chinahe talked about with cnn. >> i will announce at decision cerinly in the next several weeks. thpieces involved number one, making sure that t american people understand weo have a vital interest in mang sure that al qaeda cannot attk us and that thecan't use afghastan as a safe haven. we have a vital interesin making re that afghanistan is sufficiently stablehat it can't infect the entire reon with violent extremism >>fill: that decision will comes public support for the afghan war continues fall. a "washinon post"-abc news poll publishedtoday found 52% of americans now belve the war has not beenorth fighting. suort for the war in other nato-member nations isower still. but the alliance said tod it lans a meeting next month to
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 3:05am EST
the secretary denied. >> united states preventive services task force have done what they've been asked to do which is routinely review data and look at preventive services across the board and make recommendations. they don't make policy. >> panel members said the recommendations did not consider cost and were not politically motivated. sebeli urged women to keep doing what they're doing, talk to their doctor and then decide what's best. >>> overseas in pakistan. a suicide car bomb exploded outside the main court building in the regional capital of peshawar this morning. at least 16 people were killed. the courthouse is near the parliament and army commander's residence. peshawar has seen a spike in bombings since the army b offensive against the tal the nearby border region with afghanistan. >>> for the second time this year theargo mae alabama" has been attacked in the indian ocean. in april a ragtag group from somalia boarded the ship and took its captain hostage. this time the crew was prepared. here's jim sciutto. >> reporter: the "maersk alabama" was saling from to kenya 560 miles off
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 6:30pm EST
of the united states took office. and that happened not only its own. it happened because of a set of tough, difficult choices, and this economy did not come into this simply facing the worst financial crisis in generations, it came into this with an almost decade, certainly eight years of basic neglect of basic public goods and fixing those problems is a central obligation of this administration. >> tell all of that to the millions of americans who no longer have jobs because of your decision. >> timothy geithner on capitol hill today. >>> today in afghanistan, hamid karzai was sworn in. in his speech, karzai thanked the u.s. for its military and financial help. but as the u.s. considers sending tens of thousands more troops to afternoon began stan, it wants more from karzai than words. martha raddatz was at the inauguration in kabul. >> reporter: in a ceremony before dignitaries around the world, hamid karzai began his second term with a vow to fight the corruption which has badly tainted his presidency. "it is a dangerous enemy," he said, "that we will tackle seriously." >> the issue now
FOX News
Nov 18, 2009 7:00pm EST
the deficit by more than $100 billion. on this day in 1883 railroad companies in the united states and canada officially divided north america into four continental time zones. until then it was up to the towns to keep their own time zones and based on high noon, when was sun was right up there in the sky creating a nightmare for trains. forcing companies to list dozens of schedule. the industry took care of the time zones themselves. folks embraced the idea. but it took uncle sam another 30 years to make time zones official. the times
FOX News
Nov 19, 2009 3:00pm EST
effort. numerous commands throughout the united states. he came together as a team to rescue captain phillips. it was our pleasure to do so. >> captain phillips said today that there is no doubt in his mind that the pirates intended to kill him had it not been for the efforts of the crew. shepard: when did it get back from its mission overseas? >> late september. they have been back -- nor folk is their home base, they have been back about seven weeks. it was seven months the planet to the gulf of aden and the somali coast -- seven months deployment to the gulf of aden and the somali coast. commander to of coins were given today to the crew members. captain phillips is on a six months' leave from the alabama, but he said today he intends to go back to the alabama in march. he says he has no misgivings about it, and he says he has dealt with pirates for a long time. shepard: his lifeboat is now in norfolk, as well, right? >> yes, it is on loan to the navy seal museum in florida, but it is here in norfolk and a navy museum where he was held hostage four days and the snipers fired. it i
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